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Dinuka McKenzie Dinuka McKenzie i(20050522 works by)
Gender: Female
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Dinuka McKenzie has worked as an environmental planner.

In 2020, McKenzie won the Banjo Prize for what was planned as the first in a series of novels featuring Detective Kate Miles.

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y separately published work icon The Torrent Sydney : HarperCollins Australia , 2022 22939219 2022 single work novel crime

'An atmospheric, compelling new voice in Australian crime fiction.

'In Northern New South Wales, heavily pregnant and a week away from maternity leave, Detective Sergeant Kate Miles is exhausted and counting down the days. But a violent hold-up at a local fast-food restaurant with unsettling connections to her own past, means that her final days will be anything but straightforward.

'When a second case is dumped on her lap, the closed case of man drowned in recent summer floods, what begins as a simple informal review quickly grows into something more complicated. Kate can either write the report that's expected of her or investigate the case properly.

'As secrets and betrayals pile up, and the needs of her own family intervene, how far is Kate prepared to push to discover the truth?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2023 shortlisted The Danger Prize
2023 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Debut
2023 shortlisted Davitt Award Best Adult Crime Novel
2020 winner The Banjo Prize as 'Flood Debris'.
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